ID Course Credits
LDRS 300 LDRS 300 - Leadership as Service | 2021-2022

This course is designed for students who wish to advance their understanding of leadership and enhance their personal leadership skills, attitudes, and behaviours in keeping with the mission of TWU. It introduces students to the literature of leadership, helps them design tools for assessing their own leadership abilities, and enables them to develop a Christian servant leadership model within the context of a Christian worldview. Team building and self-assessment exercises, leadership presentations, case studies, and field research are included.

LDRS 302 LDRS 302 - Historical Concepts and Theories in Leadership | 2021-2022

An exploration of what leaders can learn from the past to understand contemporary leadership and to imagine future ways of leading. Students are provided with the opportunity to use the historical method, including primary sources, to understand past leaders and leadership thought. Emphasis is given to the social circumstances and philosophical ideas that led to the Classical and Scientific Management theories, and subsequent leadership theories emerging through to the 1980s.

LDRS 310 LDRS 310 - The Learning Organization | 2021-2022

An introduction to the leadership concepts and practices of developing leaders, teams, and organizations, exploring the leader's role in facilitating both individual and teambased learning and innovation processes with an emphasis given to action learning.

LDRS 320 LDRS 320 - Ethical Decision-Making | 2021-2022

An exploration of the leader's decisionmaking practice, including the relation to problem analysis, decisionmaking techniques, and ethical considerations. Emphasis is given to a critical examination of individual, organizational, and macrolevel issues in ethics, and exploring the role of values and ethics in the leader's formulation of strategies for motivating, communicating, utilizing power, and developing followers.

LDRS 330 LDRS 330 - Leadership in Organizations and Small Groups | 2021-2022

Comprehensive understanding of leadership. Theories, models, facets of leadership, and characteristics of effective leaders. Leadership development and current issues

LDRS 400 LDRS 400 - Interpersonal Leadership: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution | 2021-2022

Students learn to identify conflict sources within and outside organizations related to personal differences, real and imagined levels of power, and stakeholder interests. Forms of dispute resolution are discussed including professional arbitration and alternative methods of mediation, with recognition that conflicts can be beneficial.

LDRS 420 LDRS 420 - Leading Change | 2021-2022

Leaders need to understand change in order to lead change. This course enables students to understand the impact of change, develop a better sense of leading complex change, and learn about various change process models, frameworks, and engagement principles to gain commitment and involvement. Students also develop an understanding of how to coach in the midst of change. Using a nine-phase change process model, students apply their learning to a change project or initiative.

LDRS 432 LDRS 432 - Building Leaders II: Vocation and Career Planning | 2021-2022

An examination of leaders' vocation discernment and career planning in the context of both modeling and mentoring. Emphasis is given to the leaders' identification of personal calling and the creation of their career development plans and how they use their self-development knowledge as life mentors to those they lead, bringing others toward personal and professional clarity and growth.

LDRS 440 LDRS 440 - Developing Admin Competence | 2021-2022

Students learn key principles and methods beyond general strategies of leadership, which lead to successful administration of private and public organizations. This course provides the student with an opportunity to apply learned leadership principles of the program in the context of a management application, thus demonstrating an understanding of both management and leadership, and acknowledging that a good leader is also a good manager. Topics include preparing strategic plans, modifying strategies, designing the organization to fit objectives, organizational governance, staffing the organization, budget building and defending, risk management and due diligence, and effective implementation of plans.

LDRS 490 LDRS 490 - Leading in the World | 2021-2022

Students are invited to use the discipline of leadership as a mode of inquiry to explore the relation between the leader as a person and the social world where the leader seeks to intervene. Emphasis is given to how a leader's awareness of human uniqueness and interconnectedness is practically expressed in, and informed by, social ways of relating respectfully to all others in order to create positive transformations in the workplace and society, locally, nationally, and globally.

RELS 475 RELS 475 - Christianity and Culture | 2021-2022

How do Christians past and present relate to culture? Students are invited to examine some important aspects of Christianity's involvement in Western culture. Alternative models and historical examples of this involvement are considered as well as some specific current issues related to Christian cultural activity.

UNIV 301 UNIV 301 - Lifelong Learning Strategies | 2021-2022 2.00